SCINTILLA noun (sin-til-uh) A very small amount of something There’s not a SCINTILLA of truth in what he says.
MATRILINEAL Adjective (ma-truh-lin-ee-uhl) Inheriting or deciding descent through the female line Her place at the king’s court was determined by her MATRILINEAL bloodline, not her father’s family ancestry.
PERVICACIOUS ADJECTIVE (PER-VI-KEY-SHUH S) Extremely willful, obstinate, and stubborn My easy going son became PERVICACIOUS when a new family moved in next door.
Forget the box! ****SUPER EASY BASIC GRANOLA**** 21/2 Cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 11/2 Tablespoons Ground Cinnamon 3/4 Teaspoon Salt 1/2 Cup Canola Oil 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup (I used plain pancake syrup) 1/2-3/4 Cup raisins or dried fruit Add any ingredients that you like- nuts,seeds or coconut flakes HOW TO: Preheat oven to 300…
POLEMIC Noun (po-lem-ic) A strong verbal or written attack on someone or something The candidate’s POLEMIC tirade against his opponent was not clearly thought out and vindictive, rather than well reasoned and convincing.
OBSTREPEROUS Adjective (ob-strep-er-ous) Marked by unruly or aggressive noisiness. The quiet protest turned OBSTREPEROUS when another group joined with the marchers
GENUFLECT Verb (jen-yoo-flect) To bend knee or touch one knee to the floor in reverence or worship. In a respect full or religious way. She knew she must GENUFLECT before the king, but a loud crash diverted her attention.
SUCCINT Adjective (suc-cint) Expressed in few words. Concise. Said in a clear and short way. His defense was SUCCINT, but believe able.
Treat yourself to an easy cooking day. ***PIZZAGHETTI*** 6 ounces angel hair pasta 1 14oz jar of pizza sauce 1 pound ground beef or ground turkey 1 medium onion-chopped 1 cup mushrooms-thinly sliced 1 green pepper-chopped 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded HOW TO: Boil pasta until al dente or to your liking. Drain pasta and…
TRANSPICIOUS Adjective (tran-spik-yuh-wus) Clearly seen through or understood. Her motives were TRANSPICIOUS